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West Bengal Plans To Feed Nutritious Meals To Underprivileged In The State At Just Rs 5

West Bengal Plans To Feed Nutritious Meals To Underprivileged In The State At Just Rs 5
Nutrition West Bengal
Under West Bengal’s Maa scheme, the beneficiaries can avail a platter of nutritious meal which will include rice, dal, a vegetable dish and egg curry for Rs. 5 ...
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Union Budget 2021 Explained: Decoding The 137 Per Cent Increase In Health Expenditure

Union Budget 2021 Explained: Decoding The 137 Per Cent Increase In Health Expenditure
Features Health News Swasth India
While presenting the Union Budget 2021-22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an increase in the outlay for health by 137 per cent, what does it mean and which areas are likely to benefit ...
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Budget 2021: Experts Analyse What The Budget Did For Food And Nutrition Schemes

Budget 2021: POSHAN 2.0 And Increased Budget Estimate For Mid-day Meal Scheme And Food Subsidy
News Nutrition
Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, announced the Union Budget for the financial year 2021-2022, and released estimated budget expenditure for various nutrition programmes ...
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Budget 2021: Experts’ View On Mission POSHAN 2.0 Announced By Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman To Improve Nutritional Outcomes

Budget 2021 Experts' View On Mission POSHAN 2.0 Announced By Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman To Improve Nutritional Outcomes
News Nutrition Swasth India
Union Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the convergence of Supplementary Nutrition Programme and POSHAN Abhiyaan (National Nutrition Mission) to launch mission POSHAN 2.0 ...
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Mid-Day Meal Scheme Should Be Re-Activated With Provision Of Cooked Meals On Reopening Of Schools

Mid-Day Meal Scheme Should Be Re-Activated With Provision Of Cooked Meals On Reopening Of Schools
News Nutrition Swasth India
Noting that the mid-day meal scheme represents the lifeline for millions of school children in the country, the United Nations World Food Programme India has said as the schools re-open, the scheme will also need to be reactivated with the provision of hot, cooked meals ...
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Union Budget 2021 Highlights: Key Announcements Made By FM Nirmala Sitharaman For A Swachh And Swasth India

Union Budget 2021 Highlights: Key Announcements Made By FM Nirmala Sitharaman For A Swachh And Swasth India
News Swasth India
Top highlights from Budget 2021: Here is what Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed for health, wellbeing, nutrition and disease control ...
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Budget 2021: Increase Spending On Food Safety Net Programmes, Malnutrition And Future Pandemic Prevention, Say Experts

Budget 2021: Increase Spending On Food Safety Net Programmes, Malnutrition And Future Pandemic Prevention, Say Experts
News Swasth India
Budget 2021: Ahead of the release of Union Budget 2021 on February 1, experts share their wish list to eradicate malnutrition and move towards a healthier India ...
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98.4 Per Cent Adults Consume Less Than Five Servings Of Fruits And Vegetables In A Day: ICMR survey

98.4 Per Cent Adults Consume Less Than Five Servings Of Fruits And Vegetables In A Day: ICMR survey
News Swasth India
The survey was undertaken by the Indian Council of Medical Research's National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research (NCDIR) in collaboration with the Union Health Ministry during 2017-18 ...
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53 Per Cent Of Children In India Are Not Growing Well Due To Lack Of Access To Food And Nutrition, Says A UN Report

53 Per Cent Of Children In India Are Not Growing Well Due To Lack Of Access To Food And Nutrition, Says A UN Report
Coronavirus Outbreak Health News Nutrition
According to the United Nations, even after five years of the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), many key indicators related to food and nutrition still demonstrate slow or no progress and the COVID-19 pandemic will further hinder the work being done to achieve the targets by 2030 ...
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NFHS 5 Report Highlights: Malnutrition In Children Has Worsened In Key States Of India, Experts Say We Need To Rethink Our Nutrition Plan

NFHS 5 Report Highlights: Malnutrition In Children Has Worsened In Key States Of India, Experts Say We Need To Rethink Our Nutrition Plan
Features Malnutrition Swasth India
A look at the worrying malnutrition trends from National Family and Health Survey 5 (NFHS 5) report that has been released recently by the Health Ministry ...
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National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5): Child Mortality Rate And Vaccination Improve But Concerns Around Malnutrition And Anaemia Remain

National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5): Child Mortality Rate And Vaccination Improve But Concerns Around Malnutrition And Anaemia Remain
Malnutrition News Swasth India
The partial findings of the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey has highlighted that nutrition in children below five years of age continues to be an area of concern across all the states and Union Territories ...
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Opinion: Nutrition Is An Issue Of National Interest And Deserves Prioritisation Beyond The Central Level

Opinion: Nutrition Is An Issue Of National Interest And Deserves Prioritisation Beyond The Central Level
Blogs Swasth India
The findings of phase 1 of the National Family Health Survey-5 may not be confused as indicators of the progress on ongoing interventions commissioned under POSHAN Abhiyaan and Anemia Mukt Bharat, writes Priyanka Bajaj, Nutrition Expert, WeCan ...
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